The Routledge Guidebook to The New Testament
The Routledge Guidebook to the New Testament offers an academic introduction to the New Testament examining:
The social and historical context in which the New Testament was written
The primary text, supporting students in close analysis from a range of consensus positions
The contemporary reception and ongoing influence of the New Testament
With further reading suggestions, this guidebook is essential reading for all students of religion and philosophy, and all those wishing to engage with this important work.
- Paperback | 300 pages
- 129 x 198 x 17.78mm | 318g
- 05 Apr 2017
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 1st ed.
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Table of contents
I. The Context of Early Christianity and the New Testament
II. The Literature of the New Testament: The Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles
III. The Literature of the New Testament: Letters
The Letters of Paul
The Pastoral Epistles (1-2 Timothy, Titus)
The Letter to the Hebrews
The General Epistles
1, 2, 3 John
IV. The Literature of the New Testament: Apocalyptic Literature
V. Key Concepts
VI. General Issues
What do we know about the life of Jesus?
What language did Jesus speak?
How do we know what Jesus really said?
How should the miracles in the New Testament be understood?
Did Jesus found a new religion?
Is the New Testament anti-Semitic?
Who wrote the New Testament?
How do we know when the books of the New Testament were written?
Why does the New Testament contain (only) twenty-seven books?
How should one read the non-canonical writings?
How are the Dead Sea Scrolls related to the New Testament?
Should the New Testament be read "literally"?
What special methods do scholars use to interpret the New Testament?
VII. For Further Study
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